COVID-19 Crisis in Mozambique: Focus on prevention and response – with women and girls at the center
CARE’s COVID-19 strategy rests upon the delivery of life-saving prevention and response activities to the most vulnerable societal groups and populations in countries in which we work. Simultaneously, CARE will apply a resilience approach to build future capacities at community, household and individual levels to prevent the re-emergence and spread of the disease.
Women and children bore a significant brunt of the disaster, with women and girls reporting a significant increase in their daily chores in the wake of Idai.
More than 14 million people facing acute hunger in one of the largest food crises in Southern Africa
Across the Southern Africa region there are now 14.4 million people facing acute levels of hunger, compared to 6 million at the same time in 2018.
Cyclone Idai 6 months on: CARE issues dire warnings as studies show 41 million face hunger in southern Africa
A combination of natural disasters made worse by climate change, funding shortfalls and weak economies across southern Africa has increased food insecurity by 28 percent, new findings have revealed.
Four months after two deadly cyclones swept through northern Mozambique, the food security situation is increasingly worsening.
The effects of last month’s Cyclone Idai are threatening to bring a catastrophic hunger crisis compounded by the existing food insecurity across Southern Africa, CARE International experts warn.
Cyclone Idai one month on: Menstrual hygiene becomes a silent need as cholera outbreak fears persist
Women and girls affected by last month’s destructive Cyclone Idai storm are facing serious health risks due to shortages of menstrual hygiene support, CARE experts have revealed.
Cyclone Idai: CARE commences aid distribution as Cyclone Idai crisis is declared regional crisis across Southern Africa
CARE International staff have today begun distributing shelter and sanitation kits to communities affected by the destructive Cyclone Idai in Malawi and Mozambique.
Cyclone Idai: CARE gears up to support Mozambique and Malawi as enormous cyclone threatens Southern Africa
CARE International experts are working with the governments of Malawi and Mozambique to prepare for Cyclone Idai which is expected to make landfall tonight. Heavy rains and flooding across Malawi and Mozambique over the past 5 days have already affected nearly 843,000 people; and caused at least 60 deaths according to preliminary reports from the respective Governments.
“Building with resilience: One year after Cyclone Dineo, CARE ensures better school structures for thousands of students in Inhambane province”
Following the devastating impact of Cyclone Dineo in February 2017, CARE in cooperation with the provincial government recently completed the rebuilding of 163 classrooms for more than 14,000 students.
Working with COSACA, a consortium of international humanitarian and development organisations including CARE, Oxfam, and Save the Children, the program will focus on communities affected by the recent drought in Gaza, Sofala and Zambezia provinces. [READ MORE]
“CARE International and Graca Machel Trust announce a joint collaboration on Nutrition Advocacy in South Africa”
By placing nutrition high on the development agenda, we can ultimately end hunger, achieve food security, improve nutrition outcomes and promote sustainable agriculture in Africa. [READ MORE]
Aid agencies are calling on the international community to assist communities affected by Cyclone Dineo following yesterday’s launch of an appeal by the United
Nations. [READ MORE]
With Tropical Cyclone Dineo expected to be upgraded to a Category Two system, bringing winds of over 150 kilometres an hour, CARE is mobilising emergency relief supplies to prepare for response in Mozambique. [READ MORE]
CARE Mozambique expresses its deep concern that many girls drop out of school due to the drought. [READ MORE]
CARE study finds evidence of harmful coping strategies in Mozambique / girls as young as 11 have to engage in survival sex for food [READ MORE]
The current drought in Mozambique turns dire situation of pregnant and lactacting women and their children into real catastrophes [READ MORE]
Mozambique has enjoyed more than 20 years of strong overall economic growth since the end of its civil war, averaging over 7% per year. [MORE]
CARE Mozambique is a leading international humanitarian and development organization dedicated to defending dignity and eradicating poverty [MORE]
Why work at CARE?A career at CARE Mozambique is truly one-of-a-kind experience. It's more than working for a national and global leader; it's an opportunity to be a part of something that can help bring about lasting change in the world. We're looking for experienced professionals who not only align with our values, but also want to make a difference, develop and inspire others, drive innovative ideas and deliver results. [MORE]
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